Bookshops threatened with legal action over book about Malaysian 'playboy banker'

Free speech campaigners say letters sent to booksellers are attempt to ‘short-circuit legal process’London-based libel lawyers representing a playboy financier have sent threatening letters to bookshops around the world in an attempt to block distribution of a new book detailing his alleged involvement in one of the biggest financial scandals in history.Free speech campaigners said the decision to threaten a book’s distributors rather than the publisher or author could be seen as an attempt to “short-circuit the legal process” around libel law and risks setting a precedent that would intimidate booksellers. Continue reading...

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